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Landslides kill 36 in India, dozens missing Thirty-six people have been killed in landslides caused by monsoon rains in western…
Migrant boat sinks off Turkey with 45 on board A migrant boat carrying 45 people sank off southwest Turkey, prompting the coast…
Coronavirus toll at 1000 GMT Friday The novel coronavirus has killed at least 4,139,040 people since the outbreak emerged…
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Covid-19 positivity jumps to 43.41pc in Rangpur division The daily Covid-19 positivity rate jumped to 43.41 percent in Rangpur division where 153 fresh cases were reported after testing 364 newly collected samples…
6 die, 451 more test positive for Covid-19 in Chattogram  A total of 451 more people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the district during the last 24 hours. The number of Covid-19 cases in the district…
  • COVID-19 claims 30 more lives in Khulna division
  • 20 hurt as ferry hits Padma bridge pillar
  • Barishal division logs 20 new COVID-19 deaths
  • Bangladesh
    DGHS daily update: 85 more cases of dengue added  Amid a rise in the number of dengue patients, authorities reported 85 more new cases in 24 hours until Friday morning. Across Bangladesh, some 390 patients diagnosed with dengue are receiving treatment for the disease as of Friday morning, according to the Directorate General of Health Services…
    Prof Yunus renews call for ensuring vaccine equality breaking profit wall Nobel Laureate Prof Muhammad Yunus has reiterated call for ensuring vaccine equality around the world noting that all the people need to be safe breaking the wall of profit. “We’re talking much to make the vaccine patent-free. We’re working to get the patent out of the vaccine because…
  • Senior journalist Ruhul Quddus no more
  • Dhaka to receive 2.45 lakh AstraZeneca jabs from Tokyo Saturday
  • Politics
    Khaleda recovers from vaccine side effects BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has recovered from fever and body pain that she experienced as side effects after taking the first dose of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine. “Madam (Khaleda) was affected with light fever and body pain as the side effects of the first dose of the Covid vaccine. But her…
    BNP lacks political courtesy: Quader Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said BNP spread hatred against the government even on the day of holy Eid-ul-Azha as the party is devoid of political courtesy and manners. “BNP feels increasingly jealous as the people live happily. Under…
  • Khaleda Zia takes 1st dose of Covid-19 vaccine
  • Begum Zia takes vaccine though BNP criticised about inoculation: Hasan
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    • France : People walk on a beach at sunset in Houlgate, northern France, on August 8, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Pakistan : In this picture taken on July 20, 2020, a livestock vendor wearing a facemask stands next to camels as he waits for customers ahead of the Muslim festival Eid al-Adha or the 'Festival of Sacrifice', at a cattle market in Rawalpindi. AFP PHOTO
    • Saudi Arabia : A handout picture provided by the Saudi Ministry of Media shows a few pilgrims circumambulating the Kaaba, Islam's holiest shrine, at the Grand Mosque in the Saudi holy city of Mecca, on July 26, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Dubai : A worker feeds ostriches at a zoo in Dubai's al-Awir town, on July 27, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Iraq : Fishing boats are moored on the banks of the Shatt Al-Arab river at sunset, in the southern Iraqi city of Basra, on July 24, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Dubai : Dubai's Burj Khalifa, the tallest structure and building in the world since 2009 (total heigh with antenna of 829.8 metres), ahead of the expected launch of the United Arab Emirates "Hope" Mars probe on July 19, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Hong Kong : People watch the sunset as a fishing boat sails past in Hong Kong on July 21, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • France : A deer hunts a fox in a harvested wheat field on July 20, 2020 near Chinon, central France. AFP PHOTO
    • Dubai : This picture taken on July 8, 2020 shows an aerial view of the Burj al-Arab hotel in the Gulf emirate of Dubai, during a government-organised helicopter tour. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A bumblebee collects pollen from the flower of a thistle in Unna, western Germany on July 8, 2020.AFP PHOTO
    Bangladesh Navy Ship ‘Samudra Avijan’ sails for island nation Maldives on Wednesday carrying emergency logistic support items like over 100 tonnes of food, medical supplies and other protective equipment to combat the coronavirus crisis. Photo: ISPR Bangladesh Navy Ship ‘Samudra Avijan’ sails for island nation Maldives on Wednesday carrying…
    People try hard to board a truck, ignoring the government’s guideline to maintain safe physical distance amid risk of the deadly coronavirus
spread, to travel to the capital. The photo was taken from Kashipur area of Barishal yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO People try hard to board a truck, ignoring the government’s guideline to maintain safe physical…
    Garment workers, mostly called out on a short notice, work in a factory at Joar Sahara in the capital yesterday as their management, like many others,
resumed production ignoring a BGMEA call to keep their factories shut in accordance with the government-announced holiday. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM Garment workers, mostly called out on a short notice, work in a factory at Joar Sahara in…
    The government’s countrywide closure forces these trucks, pickups to lie idle at Tejgaon Truck Stand in the capital
yesterday, leaving hundreds of transport workers out of works. PHOTO: SUMANTA CHAKRABORTY The government’s countrywide closure forces these trucks, pickups to lie idle at Tejgaon Truck…
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